JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri conservation officials are considering a plan to extend the hunting season for species such as bobcats and raccoons that are typically killed for their fur.
A proposal from the state Department of Conservation would extend the season for eight so-called fur-bearing species.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are suing three federal agencies over the adequacy of an environmental review the government has said satisfies requirements to resume the killing of coyotes, mountain lions and other wildlife in federally protected wilderness areas in Nevada.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a coyote who climbed to the top of a Charleston bridge managed to elude animal control officers who tried to capture it.
Charleston police say they received multiple calls from motorists about a dog on the Don Holt Bridge Thursday, but officers realized it was a coyote when they arrived.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state regulatory board has narrowly voted against banning contests that give cash or other awards to hunters for killing coyotes.
The regulation was rejected by the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission on a 5-4 vote Friday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno City Council is the latest to join the push to outlaw wildlife killing contests in Nevada.
The council approved a resolution on a 6-1 vote this week urging an end to the practice.
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Two toddlers were attacked by a coyote in separate incidents in the Massachusetts town of Arlington, officials say.
The first attack was reported at about 5:40 p.m. Sunday when a 2-year-old girl in her Epping Street yard was approached, bitten on the back and dragged by a coyote.
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy playing in a sandbox in a suburban Boston yard was bitten on the leg by a coyote last weekend, the second time in a week a young child in Massachusetts was attacked by one of the animals.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A coyote shot and killed by rangers after it bit a child on a Cape Cod National Seashore beach did not have rabies, park authorities posted on social media Friday.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A coyote bit a small child on a Cape Cod beach on Wednesday evening, authorities said.
The child was bitten on North Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, which is within the Cape Cod National Seashore, at about 8:30 p.m., according to a statement from seashore Deputy Superintendent Leslie Reynolds.
MARYSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — When chickens come home to roost, they better make sure it’s not in Marysville.
City leaders in the community about 65 miles (104 kilometers) northeast of Detroit have enacted a new law banning chickens, pheasants, badgers, kangaroos, coyotes and even cougars and tigers, the Times Herald of Port Huron reported.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Southern Illinois University researcher is tracking coyotes and bobcats to understand the habitats they seek and how they affect them.
Nicole Gorman is a graduate zoology student and a research assistant at SIU's Wildlife Research Laboratory in Carbondale.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Coyotes are becoming more than a nuisance in parts of Lincoln, with two pets killed by the animals over the past year.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is making is easier to hunt coyotes, which are considered a nuisance in some areas, and feral hogs, which are blamed for causing $50 million in property damage annually in the state...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana men have been cited over illegally poaching two wolves from a helicopter in the Big Hole Valley...
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Genetic testing has shown that an animal killed in January by coyote hunters north of Fremont was a gray wolf, Nebraska wildlife officials said...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say game wardens responding to a report of a mountain lion chased by coyotes in suburban Las Vegas found the cat in a tree, captured it and released it in a remote area...
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A dog that survived frigid temperatures and a run-in with a coyote before being CHICAGO (AP) — It is the time of year that coyotes are out and about looking for other coyotes to mate with and animal control officials want pet owners to know that it's also a time when coyotes enjoy snacking on dogs and cats...
CHICAGO (AP) — It is the time of year that coyotes are out and about looking for other coyotes to mate with and animal control officials want pet owners to know that it's also a time when coyotes enjoy snacking on dogs and cats...
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — A dog that survived frigid temperatures and a run-in with a coyote has been rescued after spending four days stranded on ice along the Detroit River...
LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) — A coyote bit a grocery store worker in the leg in the fourth such attack in the San Francisco Bay Area since April, a wildlife official said...
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Two people were bitten by a coyote in two separate attacks on a Southern California trail on Saturday, authorities said...
CHICAGO (AP) — DNA tests to determine if a coyote captured on Chicago's North Side is the same animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy will take weeks to complete, a city animal control official said Friday...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head, captured one animal Thursday night on the city's North Side...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County officials want pet owners to know that coyotes this time a year are both wily and hungry...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A panel of top scientists concluded Thursday that the endangered red wolf of the southeastern U...
HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — Those fur-trimmed parkas so common on city sidewalks have become a boon to backwoods trappers...
Residents of The Woodlands don’t often have to be reminded that they live in a more natural environment than most suburban communities around the Houston region, as the heavily wooded area conjured by George Mitchell harbors wildlife of all sorts, both harmless and potentially dangerous.
The Washington Department of Transportation captured video of a coyote crossing over I-90, east of Snoqualimie Pass, early Wednesday morning.
The footage is the first video documentation of animals using the new overpass.
Child bitten by coyote in Elyria; mother accused of smoking pot with son, friends: Overnight News Links
Child bitten by coyote in Elyria; mother accused of smoking pot with son, friends: Overnight News Links
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A coyote taking a daylight stroll through Philadelphia was trapped under a large metal trash bin near a school Thursday and it was later euthanized.
The coyote was spotted along the city's downtown waterfront before police and animal control officers cornered and trapped it about 3 miles away in south Philadelphia...
Some Madison kids found a box with 3 skinned animal skulls in it, but don’t worry — there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation
Children playing in a Madison backyard this week stumbled across three skinned animal heads that had spilled from a grocery bag — a discovery that prompted curiosity and concern in a Near East Side neighborhood.
Maybe you were the older brother who liked to dish out noogies. Maybe you were the younger sibling who had to endure them, at least until you caught up, size-wise.
Typically rivals, coyotes and foxes seem to have found a way to coexist in urban areas, UW-Madison researchers say
An unusual peace has settled among two predatory rivals who’ve taken up residence in Madison.
UW-Madison researchers discovered the truce while electronically tracking the movements of red foxes and coyotes, two species that don’t always get along so well when they live in the countryside.
BULLHEAD CITY — The houses being constructed weren’t made with the sturdiest of materials, and presumably would be more prone to targeting by pest insects than many homes.
But it’s OK, because the homes weren’t meant to last, and their mere construction served a purpose: family time together at Coyote Canyon Elementary School.
The writer of the Dec. 14 letter to the editor " Vicious coyotes don't deserve pity " said coyotes "are vicious, travel in packs ...
The owner of two dogs shot and killed at night by an Evansville coyote hunter in the Badfish Creek Wildlife Area nearly two years ago testified Tuesday that both dogs suffered before they died and apologized to her Alaskan husky mix named Franny for attending to her paralyzed mastiff named Gary while she died.
Coyote and predator hunting has been gaining in popularity in Wisconsin over the past decade.
Coyote numbers and their range have continued to expand despite continued development and encroachment on the coyote’s territory.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The future of the coyotes that roam forests, cities and suburbs from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast...
STAMFORD — Caryn Bogatch has experienced every pet owner’s worst nightmare, a threat many don’t realize even exists here.
Bogatch wasn’t doing anything out of the ordinary Tuesday night when she brought her 15-pound Dachshund-Yorkie mix Dewey outside with her to grab something from the car.
The small, shy swift fox has reportedly been seen near Shepherd, according to a Fish, Wildlife and Parks news release.
That's exciting, if true, because at one time there were none of the animals left in Montana.
Keep your eyes open this time of year for the wildly exciting chance to discover nature’s small fry.
Spring is not lacking for reasons to lure hikers outside. Wildflowers and morels are like outdoor magnets.
JUNEAU – A 36-year-old Fox Lake man made his initial appearance in court Wednesday after being charged with the Monday afternoon robbery at Coyote Gas and Liquor, 1300 N. Spring St.
In recent weeks, M-44 cyanide ejectors mistakenly killed a wolf in Oregon, injured a young boy and killed his yellow lab in Idaho and poisoned two more dogs in front of their families in Wyoming. These are just a few of the hundreds of “non-target” deaths caused by M-44's throughout the country each year.
A government agency has brutally ended the life of a family dog and injured a teenager near his Pocatello home just weeks after a government-issue predator control device killed a wolf in northeastern Oregon.
“He’s a wolf, isn’t he?,” a gentleman asked in a parking area just north of Idaho City.
I replied, “No, she is a purebred, red malamute.” Nika weighs about 95 pounds.
Pointing to Misha, the man asked, “So, is she part wolf?”
Berry College professor Chris Mowry is howling mad with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for its spring and summer initiative to reduce the coyote population across the state. The Georgia Coyote Challenge started March 1 and continues through August.
In recent years, predators such as coyotes have become so common that when somebody says, “I saw a coyote,” it hardly warrants a “wow” response.
Coyotes have become incredibly common. These clever predators have proven to be incredibly capable of adapting to just about any environment.
A connvicted felon, who was found wearing camouflage while hunting coyotes, was arrested Thursday for criminal possession of a firearm.
The arrest happened Thursday morning in the Mattatuck State Forest after Waterbury Police Department received a report possible illegal hunting.